And like a plant, I want the strands both to entwine with each other, and every now and again to emerge as separate. In this collection, nature poems exist for their own sake or become elegies for departed friends.
There are poems here written for friends and a sequence in celebration of grandchildren. This is your first night in Carrigskeewaun. This is a closely focused poetry that reaches over wide angles.
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